Vint Cerf says Facebook's closed model risks it becoming a 'walled garden' unconnected from other networks and websites.


This article titled “Google evangelist warns Facebook could be the next AOL or IBM” was written by Dan Sabbagh, for The Guardian on Wednesday 21st September 2011 18.53 UTC

Vint Cerf, Google’s chief internet evangelist, and the man who designed one of the key building blocks of the internet, warned that Facebook’s ‘closed’ architecture meant that it was risk of eventually failing to keep up with the public who want an open standard so they can easily jump from one website to another.

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